Earned Income Tax Credit Assistance

Need an extra buck or two? California State Senator Bob Hertzberg IS ASSISTING UP TO 1,000 FAMILIES ENTITLED TO RECEIVE AN EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT REFUND OF UP TO $13,000 Call, email or visit us to learn more! (818) 901-5588, [email protected] 6150 Van Nuys Blvd, Suite 400, Van Nuys, CA 91401 

Regional Budget Day – Saturday, February 25

YOUR VOICE The Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates and the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment Present: Your Opinions And Your Ideas On Your Budget Saturday, February 25, 2017 8:30 am to 12:30 pm CENTRAL L.A. Zoo Griffith Park Drive Los Angeles 90027 NORTH/SOUTH VALLEY Braude Center 6262 Van Nuys Blvd. Van Nuys 91401 SOUTH Mark Ridley-Thomas Constituent Service … [Read more…]

L.A. City Council Votes Unanimously to Decriminalize Street Vending

The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to decriminalize street vending — a move long sought by immigrant advocates who argued that sidewalk sellers should not face criminal charges that could place them at risk of being deported. Fearing a coming crackdown on immigrants, Los Angeles City Council members Joe Buscaino and Curren Price … [Read more…]

LADOT Reactivates Speed Hump Program

Starting this month, the LA Department of Transportation will begin accepting applications for the Speed Hump Program. The popular program was halted in 2009 amid the city’s recession. In June 2016, the Budget and Finance Committee restored the program and approved the allocation of $540,000 to begin speed hump construction. Starting Feb. 28, the department … [Read more…]

LA to Speed Up Community Plan Updates

On Wednesday, the LA City Council voted to require regular updates of the city’s community plans. As a result, the Department of City Planning will build a framework that accelerates updating the city’s 35 community plans to once every six years. Community plans direct what can and cannot be built in neighborhoods and allow residents … [Read more…]